Hey NYC, I’m headed to you tomorrow! I’m on the hunt for wedding dress fabric and I gotta find it this weekend.
I made a preliminary list of must-visit stores to hit Friday and Saturday before I head back to Boston Saturday evening, but I’m looking for input from anyone else on other stores I should try to visit as well. For my dress, I’m looking for bridal lace (you know, embellished with beads and stuff), silk georgette or chiffon, and silk crepe-backed satin. Here’s the stores I have lined up so far:
- Fabrics and Fabrics
- NY Elegant Fabrics
- Mood (duh)
- Metro Textiles (my fave)
…and then M&J Trimmings, Pacific Trimmings, and Sil Thread for embellished appliques that I can add to gathered fabric at the waist and other notions.
Any suggestions of stores I’m missing that I really should visit for wedding dress fabric? Wish me luck!
UPDATE: Success! I found all of the fabric I needed in NYC and want to share everything I learned with you.
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